A Letter in Response to Robert Reich’s Letter to the Israeli People

Many of us in Israel feel the same extreme discomfort, even embarrassment, that you feel at Netanyahu’s interference in US internal politics. We understand that he is primarily interested in electioneering and is cynically exploiting you as a part of his election strategy, not to impact an agreement between Iran and world powers. via A […]

Iraqi Army Allegedly Downs A US Helicopter For Providing Weapons To ISIS: Report

Iraqis are claiming they shot down a US Helicopter in the Al-Bagdadi region in Anbar Province last week. The reason for shooting the helicopter, according to FARS and, apparently, high-ranking Iraqi officials, was that the helicopter was carrying weapons to ISIS. via Activist Post: Iraqi Army Allegedly Downs A US Helicopter For Providing Weapons To […]

FASCISM IS COMING ALIVE AGAIN « Eric Margolis

#HarperMustGo George W. Bush was re-elected thanks to Midwestern soccer moms who feared Osama bin Laden was about to swoop down from the Hindu Kush and make off with their little Johnnies. Something similar is happening again in North America, Australia and New Zealand. Many fear ISIS is outside Peoria or Winnipeg. Scared people readily […]

Why the West makes nice to authoritarian Egypt – World – CBC News

“Nobody cares,” he says. Of paramount importance, he says, is keeping the Brotherhood crushed, respecting the peace deal with Israel, and playing along with any agreement between Western nations and Iran to limit its nuclear ambitions. It is essential that Saudi Arabia and Egypt not obstruct that deal, says de Kerckhove: “Why would they make […]